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 The Speech House

The Speech HouseSet in the heart of the Forest Of Dean the Speech House is a 31 bedroom hotel dating from 1676 when it was used as a hunting lodge for King Charles II. Within easy access of main road and rail links the Speech house is your ideal venue for easy access to the Gloucestershire countryside. The hotel can also arrange facilities for up to 150 people for weddings and conferences.


Cancellation policy

Booking must be cancel 2 PM 1 day prior to arrival hotel local time to avoid a charge of one night.

Guarantee policy

All reservations must be be guaranteed by credit Card. The credit card will be charged if the guest No-Shows or the booking is cancelledoutside the cancellation policy.

Hotel details

Bar/Lounge; Barber/Beauty Shop; Rooms/Facilities forPersons with Disabilities; Free Parking; Meeting/Banquet Facilities; No Smoking Rooms/Facilities; Restaurant; Fitness Center or Spa

General information

Rating : 3 Star
Size : 31 rooms - 2 floors
Credit cards : 

American Express
Master Card
Currency : GBP
Check-in : from 1 PM
Check-out : till 11 AM


Verderers Court
The hotel has one large conference room and 4 seperate meeting rooms. Please contact the hotel directly if required.

The Freeminers Restaurant
The Freeminers Restaurant is a little more intimate than the Verderer restaurant which is also on site. It is ideal for romantic meals.

The Speech House Bar
Bar food is available from The Speech House bar, along with morning coffe and light snacks.

The Verderers Court Restaurant
The beamed Verderers Court restaurant reflects the rooms continuing use as a courthouse for the Foresters of Dean.

Hotel facilities

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Barber/Beauty Shop
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center or Spa

Room facilities

  • Handicapped Rooms/Facilities
  • Hairdryers Available
  • No Smoking Rooms/Facilities


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Location & area


The Speech House
Forest of Dean

Nearby ...

  • Clearwell Caves : The Clearwell Caves provide a fantastic caving experience for those who enjoy adventure. 7.7 km away from the Speech House.
  • DBC Leisure : DBC Leisure provides Clay shooting, air rifle, archery and tuition with friendly, experienced instructors.
  • Royal Forest of Dean Angling Club : The Club, which is only 11.6 km from the property has the fishing rights on seven ponds and lakes in the forest, these ponds are well looked after and the fishing can at times be even better than on the river. The wonderful Forest of Dean scenery gives an added pleasure to fishing at Meadowcliffe Pool, Lightmoor, Marion's Pool, Steam Mills Lake, and others.
  • Severn Wye Llama Trekking : Enjoy a walk with llamas and camels in the beautiful Forest of Dean at Severn Wye Llama Trekking 25.6 km from the Speech House.
  • Severnvale Equestrian Centre : Severnvale Equestrian Centre is 21.6 km from the property, and is set in 60 acres of beautiful countryside. This approved Riding Centre at Chepstow offers both adult and children friendly, experienced and thoughtful instruction to complete beginners and experienced riders of top level alike, on well schooled horses and ponies.
  • Forest Combat Paintballing : Set in the scenic Wye Valley, 9 km from the hotel, Forest Combat Paintballing offers an exciting and exhilarating adventure for all thrill seekers.
  • Wye Pursuits : Only 10.6 km away is Wye Pursuits, the outdoor adventure company that offers a range of activities including, canoe hire, caving, white water rafting, multi activity courses, team building, climbing and abseiling.
  • Go Ape! : Just 4 km away from the Speech House is Go Ape! an adventure course not for the faint hearted! Tackle a high wire forest adventure of challenging rope bridges, tarzan swings and zip slides 40 feet above the forest floor, ideal for friends, famillies and corporate groups. Go Ape! provides approximately three hours of fun, laughter and adventure up in the trees, as well as an exciting way to enjoy the forest.

Area information

The Speech House Hotel is located at the centre of the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire. Surrounded by woodland walks it is also a perfect location for exploring by car. Nearby are attractions such as Symonds Yat and towns such as Coleford, Monmouth, Ross on Wye, Lydney and Chepstow.

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Travel information

From M4 and Chepstow : Leave M4 for the M48 to Chepstow. Leave M48 at junction 2 and proceed through Chepstow on A48 to Lydney. Bypass Lyndney on A48 and proceed to Blakeney. In Blakeney, take 1st left after The Cock Inn. Proceed for 3 miles to top of hill, turn right to Speech House.

From M5 Gloucester : Leave motorway at junction 11. Follow A40-A48 signs for Chepstow. Once on the A48, continue to Westbury on Severn. Take 3rd right after village A4151 Cinderford. Go right through Littledean and at top of hill bear left on B4226 to Speech House. The Speech House is 7 miles from Westbury on Severn.

From Monmouth : Turn off A40 on to the A466 to Chepstow. Take left over bridge A4136 signposted Forest of Dean. At traffic lights turn right on B4228, signposted Coleford. In Coleford centre go left at lights on the B4208, signposted Speech House. Take 3rd right signposted Speech House.

From Ross on Wye : Leave Ross on A40 towards Gloucester. After 3 miles turn right signposted Drybrook. Go through Drybrook. At T junction, turn left. At next junction turn right. After 2 miles turn left, signposted Lydney. At next junction turn left. Speech House is at the top of the hill.

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